Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Capitol Hill vs. Tiny Apartments, Obama for Gay Marriage

The day's winners and losers.

10/25/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Fact Checks and Fierce Debates

Our daily roundup.

10/25/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

... And a Roundup of What You Didn't Hear

All the issues the candidates didn't touch during last night's debate.

10/04/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Fact Check Roundup

Caffeinated News & Gossip Presidential Debate (fact check) version.

10/04/2012 By Morning Fizz


More Bad Polling News for Rob McKenna

Will Obama's popularity in King County dash McKenna's chances for an upset in Democratic turf?

10/03/2012 By Sandeep Kaushik

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Pot, the Tunnel, 520, and More

Our daily roundup. Image via WSDOT.

09/18/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: The Blue Angels Bike Ride

Our daily picks for political nerds.

08/02/2012 By Sarah Gambles

Morning Fizz

Former Longtime Costco CEO Hosting Obama Fundraiser

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Jay Inslee, Rob McKenna, Costco and Obama, and Citizens United.

07/23/2012 By Morning Fizz

The C is for Crank

A Letter to Obama: Please Don't Take the Ladies for Granted

President Obama assumes he'll get the women's vote, but won't speak up for their basic health-care requirements.

03/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

This Is What Happens When You "Compromise" With Zealots

Rejecting "compromise," Obama's opponents vow to repeal his birth-control mandate.

02/13/2012 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

Chip, Chip, Chip...

In 2012, women's health care is still considered negotiable.

02/10/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

What Obama Didn't Mention

What Obama didn't say in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday.

01/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Friday Jolt: Obama Supports Birth Control

Obama reverses course, decides health care providers should cover birth control after all.

01/20/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

The C is for Crank

... And a Cranky New Year

The year in Crank.

01/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Plan C: Unplanned Pregnancy

By killing a rule change that would have made Plan B emergency contraception available to teenagers and adults over the counter, the Obama Administration has ensured that there will be more unplanned pregnancies, births, and abortions.

12/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Obama's Thanksgiving Gift: No Birth Control at Religious Institutions

Obama reportedly poised to cave to Catholic pressure and exempt all religious-affiliated institutions from birth-control coverage requirement.

11/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Obama Seems Receptive to Eliminating Birth Control Requirement

Obama seems receptive to a group of Catholic bishops' and Congressional Republican's demand that he eliminate the requirement that insurers provide contraceptives free of charge.

11/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Seattle PI: Cash For Clunkers a Flop

The Obama's "cash for clunkers" program didn't spur the economy or improve the environment.

11/03/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Local Unions and Democrats Were Also in the Crowd

Monday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip featuring anti-Obama protesters, Jane Hague, Rob McKenna, and Mike McGinn's budget.

09/26/2011 By Morning Fizz